Tag Archives: Greece

Next generation community policing

The 4th annual conference of the European Neighborhood Watch Association, titled “Next Generation Community Policing,” will be held October 25-27 in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Details are available here. Advertisements

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Migrant smuggling prices and exploitation rise

This article cites Europol that migrant smuggling into Europe has gotten more costly in the last 6 months, routes are longer, and reports of labor exploitation are up, probably as a means of paying the higher prices. Smugglers are often … Continue reading

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Migrant crisis & human rights

Police chiefs in Austria, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia recently announced stricter measures to control the entry of migrants using the Balkan Land Route. This article reports criticism from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, citing the absence of … Continue reading

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Reforming police in Greece

This article describes police reforms being enacted by the new Syriza government in Greece, as well as obstacles and challenges being faced. The agenda of more democratic and less militaristic policing is popular but resistance by entrenched political and economic … Continue reading

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